As you know about Nokia’s latest introduction of its new HERE Maps app and now it alos announced that it will make a full SDK software available for Android developers who wish to integrate its latest HERE mapping system into their apps. Check out the details after the jump!
The new rebranding of Nokia Maps that includes 3D imagery and street-view data gathered by recently acquired company Erthmine. Google currently offers a complete software SDK to developers of both Android and iOS, which allows them to integrate its mapping imminent into their apps to get the best solution.
As a part of Nokia’s HERE Maps app, the SDK is widely popular on Android and used to be the standard in every iOS app, till Apple replaced Google Maps with its own solution. But, they also took over the hooks that were previously dedicated to Google Maps app. The iOS app was only be using Google Maps through Apple’s system, rather than Google’s SDK, automatically displaying Apple maps.
Here’s the third major option in addition to the independent Software Development Kit (SDK) like the one that Mapbox and OpenStreetMaps offering. However, we got no official ETA given for the SDK. Stay tuned! (Via TheNextWeb)